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Clinic Closes After Massive Hack—Just One of the Many Dangers of Electronic Health Records

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Points to Pitfalls of EHRs in Award-Winning Book, ‘Big Brother in the Exam Room’ A huge patient data hack at a Michigan clinic this spring caused two doctors to retire early and close their office for good. This hack that crippled and killed an entire medical practice wasn’t the first, says Citizens’ Council for Health …

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Government EHRs—The High Cost of Coercion

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom: Congress Forced Government Electronic Health Records Upon Doctors, and Both Doctors and Patients Are Paying the Price Stories abound about how Americans travel to other countries for medical treatment or surgeries. Do these citizens choose international care because it is better? Not necessarily. Because the recovery is faster? Not likely. It’s because the price of …